Routine chest radiography of children with cancer hospitalized for fever and neutropenia: is it really necessary?

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BACKGROUND Although there have been two reports suggesting that it is not necessary to obtain chest radiographs of all children with cancer who are hospitalized for fever and neutropenia, this practice continues. METHODS Fifty-four children with cancer who were hospitalized for 108 episodes of fever and neutropenia were followed prospectively. Data on… (More)

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@article{Korones1997RoutineCR, title={Routine chest radiography of children with cancer hospitalized for fever and neutropenia: is it really necessary?}, author={David Nathan Korones and Margaret R Hussong and Maria Angela Gullace}, journal={Cancer}, year={1997}, volume={80 6}, pages={1160-4} }